dock worker

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Noun1.dock worker - a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a portdock worker - a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port
laborer, labourer, manual laborer, jack - someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor
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Delighted to be praised - dock worker Charlie Hewitt, 54 THERE was a big surprise for National Dairy Queen Joan Harland when she arrived at Liverpool's Lime Street station for a visit to the city, below.
(Cooper used seven interviews, only one of which was with a dock worker.) Callebert has evidently taken up this dual challenge and as "an Africanist writing back to dominant approaches to labour history," (16) he makes a persuasive case for broadening our concept of labour to include informal, reproductive, and redistributive forms of work, amongst others.
In a Sunday People interview the dock worker from South Shields claimed he was twice dumped for Defoe, 33.
VERA ITV, 8pm When dock worker Owen Thorne plunges from the roof of a multi-storey car park while picking up his daughter from her school prom, Vera immediately detects foul play.
THE daughter of a dock worker said she feels "justice has been done" after securing a five-figure settlement from her father's former employers following his death from asbestosis.
A MAN arrested over a hit and run that left a dock worker in a coma appeared in court yesterday.
A man appeared in court yesterday after a suspected hit-and-run left a dock worker seriously hurt.
This week, Martin joins forces with a heist crew in order to win back an innocent dock worker's job, while Clea uncovers some surprising documents about Jake.
I would say it is pretty accurate that she resembled a dock worker in drag" - Veteran film star Raquel Welch on screen legend Mae West.
A DOCK worker was seriously hurt after a 40ft container carrier he was driving fell over.
"The union wasn't standing up for women on the docks and felt it was time to pay attention," April Hurmuses, a dock worker and union member of Local 500, said in a telephone interview.
LED lights provide visual communication between the dock worker and truck driver, even in direct sunlight.